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Card No. 1, Czar Nicholas of Russia, from the World War I Scenes series (T121) issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T121.1)

Czar Nicholas of Russia, from the World War I Scenes series issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R.

Card No. 3, Emperor William II of Germany, from the World War I Scenes series (T121) issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T121.3)

Emperor William II of Germany, from the World War I Scenes series issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R.

“Hunterian Museum : London, England The skull of a young boy with a second imperfect skull attached to its anterior fontanelle. Sent to John Hunter from Bengal, India in the late 1780s.”

*INDIA ~ Hunterian Museum: London, England The skull of a young boy with a second imperfect skull attached to its anterior fontanelle. Sent to John Hunter from Bengal, India in the late

Card No. 4, Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria, from the World War I Scenes series (T121) issued by Sweet Caporal Cigarettes, ca. 1914. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (Burdick 246, T121.4)

Trade cards from the "World War I Scenes" series issued in a numbered set of 250 cards ca. 1914 to promote Sweet Caporal Cigarettes.

Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia and Empress Alexandra Fedorovna. Romanov Anniversary Ball (1903 THE LAST BALL

Nicholas II of Russia and Alexandra Fyodorovna (Alix of Hesse) dressed as Alexis I and Maria Miloslavskaya, for the Winter Palace's last Imperial ball, 1903

Tsar Nicholas II

King George V. Anti-German sentiment during WWI caused him to change dynasty name from Saxe-Coburg Gotha to the House of Windsor.

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